Poetry about insects designed for two readers to enjoy together. Winner of the 1989 Newbery Award.
Poetry about insects that was designed for two readers to enjoy together; on each page are two columns of verse to alternate reading aloud. Explores the various sounds and concerns of six-legged creatures ranging from fireflies writing in the sky to a love affair between two lice, crickets eating pie crumbs and the single day life of a mayfly. Charming large scale soft-pencil illustrations enhance the comical, easy-to-read text. Winner of the 1989 Newbery Award.